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BLS: Job Gains Stumble in February, Unemployment Down to 3.8 Percent

March 8, 2019
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Local Pay Reports: Pay Growth Slows to 1.3 Percent in February

March 5, 2019
2019 is off to a rocky start with annual pay growth decelerating to 1.3 percent in February. The latest edition of the Glassdoor Local Pay Reports shows that me…

Despite Federal Shutdown, Job Market Roars Ahead in January

February 1, 2019
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Demand for Cannabis Talent Heats Up

January 30, 2019
Key Findings As state-level legalization of cannabis spreads across the United States, employers in the cannabis industry have rapidly expanded hiring even in t…

Shutdown Chaos May Weigh On January Jobs Report

January 29, 2019
On Friday, we’ll get the latest update on jobs and pay from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Typically, we make predictions of what we’re likely to see when …

Local Pay Reports: Pay Growth Steady At 2.3 Percent In January

January 29, 2019
Wage growth has started 2019 at a healthy pace, sustaining the positive trend seen in 2018. The latest edition of the Glassdoor Local Pay Reports shows that med…

Government Shutdown Driving Both Current and Aspiring Federal Workers Away

January 24, 2019
Key Findings More federal workers are looking for new jobs as the government shutdown drags on. Since January 11, when government workers missed their first pay…

Breaking Down the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2019

January 22, 2019
In today’s tight labor market, job seekers have a prime opportunity to search and apply for new jobs in 2019. Using Glassdoor’s unique data on jobs and comp…

In Financial Hub of Singapore, Tech Jobs Are Growing Faster

January 15, 2019
For decades, Singapore has shined as one of the world’s great financial and high-tech manufacturing centers. However, in recent years the Singapore economy ha…

Economy Chalks Up 312,000 Job Gains in December

January 4, 2019
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…